Asgard is an advisory firm specializing in macro, capital markets and digital assets. Founded by three experienced partners who met at Columbia Business School, our team brings together a wealth of expertise and a unique approach to investing in dynamic markets.
Our team members have held senior positions at leading global financial institutions, including Bridgewater, Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Our broad range of experience coupled with a highly data-driven approach allows us to identify value across various asset classes and generate alpha for our clients, including institutional investors, wealth advisors, pension funds, and high net worth individuals.
Meet The Team
With nearly a decade of experience within crypto, Alex has established himself as a widely followed and trusted voice of the community who is frequently quoted in the press and invited to speak at industry conferences. An economist by training, Alex has twenty years of experience in commodities and global macro trading.
He is also a veteran digital assets trader who first invested in bitcoin in 2013 and is advisor to multiple projects in the ecosystem.
Alex holds a bachelor’s in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, a master’s in finance from CEMA, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Renzo is a seasoned trader and subject matter expert with nearly 15 years of experience on Wall Street. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Trading at Arca, a leading hedge fund in the digital assets space, where he was responsible for trading, positioning, and risk management of portfolio assets.
Earlier in his career, Renzo spent 15 years on Wall Street as a senior rates trader at Citigroup and Credit Suisse, managing derivatives trading and structuring businesses in the areas of interest rates, FX, and credit, with a focus on macro and emerging markets.
Renzo has been a guest lecturer in derivatives courses at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Carnegie Mellon, and has built an extensive network in the broader macro investment community.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Ignacio De Ramón
Ignacio has 15 years of comprehensive expertise and success in systematic investment management.
He develops systematic strategies for large institutional managers. Previously, he helped launch and served as an investment director for CDPQ's first ever quantitative equity fund.
Prior to his role at CDPQ, Ignacio was a Senior Investment Associate at Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world. At Bridgewater, he engaged in proprietary macroeconomic research focused on developing and implementing investment ideas in fixed-income and portfolio construction.
In a previous life, as a management consultant at BCG, Ignacio specialized in strategic planning and growth acceleration.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration from ICADE and an MBA from Columbia University, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class.